|Study location||Latvia, Riga|
Health and Welfare (ISCED 7)
Complementary medicines, therapies & well-being (JACS B300)
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||M.Sc. (Master's Degree of Health Sciences in Health Care)|
|Tuition fee||€4,800 per year|
|Application fee||€100 one-time|
|Registration fee||€149.99 one-time
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Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
Please provide the secondary school leaving certificate in the original language. If the diploma is not issued in English, a certified translation should be provided. The document must be legalised/apostilled.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
It is necessary to have notarized certified documents translated, legalized and apostilled.
Applications are NOT accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Bangladesh, Iraq, Pakistan, Yemen.
One of next variants, if you have no any of this certificates you can pass University or Baltic Center Exams:
Pearson PTE General 70 RSU requires both the Certificate and the Performance Report
ECL language test
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Certification of at least one year of practical experience in the field of public health
The programme provides for the education of public health specialists with a scientific research-driven approach who will be able to identify and provide public health solutions.
Academic Master’s programme Public Health, degree awarded: Master’s degree of Health Sciences in Health Care Aim of the study programme – to prepare highly qualified specialists for independent research and evidence-based work in various medical practice spheres such as epidemiology, environmental and occupational health, health promotion, healthcare organisation, health statistics, etc., possessing fundamental theoretical knowledge and practical skills relevant to both public health and research methods. Likewise, to provide for studies applicable in public health practice and based on theoretical basis of public health science in compliance with the guidelines prepared by the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region on public health education there by promoting development and improvement of public health area as a science and practice.
Tasks for achievement of the study programme aims:
1) to provide students with possibility to gain in-depth theoretical knowledge in public health and research methodology;
2) to develop skills and abilities for gathering, processing and analysing data necessary to carry out research;
3) to develop skills to interconnect the theoretical knowledge and research results with public health practice (interaction of theory and practice);
4) to facilitate use of theoretical and research findings in evidence-based public health practice;
5) to develop analytical skills and abilities in detecting public health problem situations, development, implementation and assessment of public health programmes/policies;
6) to facilitate independent decision making, communication and cooperation skills;
7) to provide additional knowledge during elective study courses in order to create a multi-sectoral cooperation to solve specific public health problems;
8) to facilitate students’ participation in research (projects, conferences, publications);
9) to foster graduates’ competitiveness in both Latvian and European Union labour markets.
The study process is organised in the form of interactive lectures, classes, seminars and independent work.
Students acquire the theory of public health, research methods, epidemiology, qualitative research methods and statistics.
Students master patient rights, professional ethics, business protocol and presentation skills, health care management, health promotion policy and practice, psychosocial problems in the workplace, etc. The study programme ends with the defense of the Master’s thesis.
Graduates have the option of working as public health organisers, public health methodologists, public health analysts, health promotion consultants, health promotion coordinators, environmental health analysts as well as the option to continue with doctoral studies.